Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Specifications, Price and Features

Last year November, Asus unveiled the Zenfone Max Plus (M1), and on February 27th and Mobile World Congress 2018, the company unveiled its smaller sibling known as the Asus Zenfone Max (M1). If you are yet to get a glimpse of what the phone is all about, read on as you will get to see the full specifications, features, and price of the newly launched Asus Zenfone Max (M1).

Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Specifications, Price and Features

Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Features

The Asus Zenfone Max (M1) has a 5.5 inch, 1440 x 720, IPS display with 16:9 aspect ratio. The phone sports an 83% screen-to-body ratio, thanks to its slim bezels.

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The Asus Zenfone Max (M1) is powered by either the Snapdragon 425 or the Snapdragon 430, all depending on the variation you intend to buy. Also, you can get the Zenfone Max (M1) with 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage or other lower-end storage options which might be available in some markets.

Looking at the camera, the Asus Zenfone Max (M1) has a 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus, paired with an 8MP 120-degree wide-angle camera, which makes it a trendy dual camera setup. At the front panel, you will find a single 8MP f/2.2 sensor for taking selfies.


The Asus Zenfone Max (M1) came with triple slots; two for SIM cards and the one for microSD cards. The top highlight of this smartphone will definitely be its massive 4000mAh battery capacity. The Zenfone Max (M1) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with ZenUI 5.0 on top.

The Asus Zenfone Max (M1) will be available in three colour variants; Deepsea Black, Ruby Red, and Sunlight Gold. It has a compact body close to what you will expect from a phone with 5 inch 16:9 screen, and weighs just 150g. The phone boasts of a metallic finish with 2.5D curved glass on the front, and a fingerprint sensor on the back.

Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE



Announced 2018, February
Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2018, Q1



Dimensions 147.3 x 70.9 x 8.7 mm (5.80 x 2.79 x 0.34 in)
Weight 150 g (5.29 oz)
Build Front glass, aluminum body
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)



Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.5 inches, 88.1 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 16:10 ratio (~245 ppi density)
Multitouch Yes, up to 5 fingers
  – ZenUI 5.0



OS Android 7.1 (Nougat)
Chipset Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 or Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 or Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Adreno 308 or Adreno 505



Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM



Primary Dual: 13 MP (f/2.0) + 8 MP (17mm, no AF), gyro EIS, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8 MP (f/2.2, 25mm), gyro EIS



Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic



WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0



Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML5
  – MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor



  Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery



Colors Deepsea Black, Sunlight Gold, Ruby Red


Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Price

The Asus Zenfone Max (M1) Price is yet to be announced, once it is made official you will definitely get it on this spot.

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